Simone Chini

General Counsel


Simone Chini has over 30 years’ experience in the corporate field, working mainly for companies operating in the financial and insurance services sectors and in the industrial sector, and as an attorney in the legal firm he founded.

The combination of practising law and long and diverse corporate experience supports Simone’s extensive flexibility and a singular broad range of competencies. Of note is his major international experience having worked in Italy, UK (London for Aviva) and France (Paris for Groupama).

He has managed several large legal teams: from 2013 to 2018 at Allianz Group Italy, he was Chief Legal Officer, Director of Institutional Relations, Data Protection Officer and Member of the Steering Committee, coordinating a 45-person team; to that, from 2008 to 2012, he worked at Groupama, he was General Counsel for Italy and Head of International Legal Affairs at the parent company, coordinating a 20-person team, specifically contributing to the creation of the international legal department.

Since May 2022, he has been Saipem’s General Counsel, responsible for Legal, Corporate Affairs, Governance, Contract Management, Data Protection, Criminal and HSE Legal Affairs. Since October 2022, he has also held the position of Secretary of the Board of Directors of Saipem S.p.A.

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